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Bryan "Butch" Vigorson (born August 2, 1957 in Viroqua, Wisconsin) is both a rock musician and record producer.

Butch Vig first became famous in the music business in 1991 when he produced Nirvana's Nevermind and The Smashing Pumpkins' Gish and Siamese Dream. Before that he had produced lots of small punk rock bands such as Killdozer and The Other Kids.

His production work on Nevermind is widely credited as the…

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  • "I'm really a pop geek. I listen to all kinds of music." - Behind the drum kit of Garbage sits Butch Vig, who as producer of landmark albums by both Nirvana (Nevermind) and Smashing Pumpkins (Gish and Siamese Dream), led the '90s grunge/alt-rock revolution. How did Butch develop those golden ears? As we learn here, the man who burnished "Smells Like Teen Spirit" into a hit grew up on West Side Story and "MacArthur Park." Butch also talks about Garbage's first-ever live DVD, One Mile High…Live, which he says is far from perfect. Finding this balance between perfection and feel is the touchstone of a Butch Vig production, and according to Butch, this pursuit of perfection also marks the fundamental difference between Kurt Cobain and Billy Corgan: http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/butch_vig/
  • Amazing job with Wasting Light, Vig. Congratulations <3
  • Genious. [2]
  • Genious.
  • Green Day... BUTCH, WHAT HAPPENED?! D'=
  • :D
  • probably one of my favorite producers
  • je le manager du groupe de rockreligend permetez nous de vous envoyer les démo il sont vraiment bon tres bon like nirvana,alice in chains...ect

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